Nursery could lose public backing as fraud comes to light

Mar 21, 2017

Nursery could lose public backing as fraud comes to light

A certified private nursery in Hyogo Prefecture may lose its public funding after it was found to be secretly accepting more children than its designated capacity and surreptitiously cutting costs by serving smaller lunches. The Wanzu Mazah Hoikuen nursery, in the city of Himeji, ...

Beer maker Sapporo to open nursery in Tokyo HQ

Dec 5, 2016

Beer maker Sapporo to open nursery in Tokyo HQ

Sapporo Holdings Ltd. plans to open a nursery at its headquarters building in central Tokyo on April 1 next year, an official of the company said. The move is designed to help female employees on child care leave return to work by providing them ...

Mar 11, 2016

Government to mull steps to address day care shortages

The government said Friday it plans to draw up emergency measures by the end of the month to increase the capacity of day care centers, after an anonymous blog post purportedly written by a frustrated mother went viral online, sparking public outrage over the ...